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Bella Hardy in Session

Mary Ann Kennedy presents music from around the globe, plus a studio session with folk singer Bella Hardy, performing songs from her new album, Battleplan.

Mary Ann Kennedy with tracks from across the globe, plus a studio session with folk singer Bella Hardy, performing songs from her new album 'Battleplan'.

Bella Hardy comes from the Derbyshire Peak District village of Edale, and was immersed in the local folk culture from an early age. She is one of a new wave of young English folk musicians, singing as well as playing the folk fiddle, and writing her own songs as well as singing traditional ones. In 2008 she sang unaccompanied in the Royal Albert Hall as part of the first Folk Prom. In her new album, she says she has taken a more directly personal approach in the songwriting than in her previous work.

2 hours

Last on

Fri 12 Apr 2013 23:00

Music Played

  • Dizraeli and the Small Gods

    Was a rapper

    • Moving in the Dark.
    • ECC Records.
    • ECC010.
  • Jez Hellard and the Djukella Orchestra

    The Saucy Sailor

    • Blood and Honey.
    • Djukella Records.
    • JDHCD001.
  • Kate Lissauer

    Reuben's train

    • Stately Mansion.
    • Get Real Records.
    • GGRCD019.
  • Pharis & Jason Romero

    Long gone out west blues

    • Long gone out west blues.
    • Lula Records.
    • LULA1303.
  • The SteelDrivers

    Shallow Grave

    • Hammer Down.
    • Rounder.
    • 11661-9122-2PA.
  • Bella Hardy in session

    • Bella Hardy

      Whisky You're the Devil

      Performers: Bella Hardy (fiddle, vocals) Anna Massie (guitar)

      • BBC Recording.
      • 4th April 2013.
    • Bella Hardy

      Three Pieces of my Heart

      Performers: Bella Hardy (fiddle, vocals) Anna Massie (guitar)

      • BBC Recording.
      • 4th April 2013.
  • Samba Touré

    Be ki don

    • Albala.
    • Glitter Beat.
    • GBCD 004.
  • Sunny Blacks Band

    Karateka

    • Vol.3 The Skeletal Essences of Voodoo Funk.
    • Analog Africa.
    • AACD 073.
  • Mukunguni

    Mwanzele

    • Mukunguni.
    • Honest John's.
    • HJRC68.
  • Cesária Évora

    Caboverde anos d'Angola

    • Mae Carinhosa.
    • Lusafrica.
    • 662502.
  • Sinéad O’Connor

    Lord Franklin

    • Sean-Nos Nua (Old style new way).
    • IML/IRL.
    • RAMCD-001.
  • Oirialla

    The Kitten Set

    • Oirialla.
    • Lughnasa Music.
    • LUGCD965.
  • The Rambling Boys of Pleasure

    Tipping it up to Nancy

    • The Rambling Boys of Pleasure.
    • www.ramblingboys.org.
  • Bella Hardy in session

    • Bella Hardy

      True Hearted Girl

      Performers: Bella Hardy (fiddle, vocals) Anna Massie (guitar)

      • BBC Recording.
      • 4th April 2013.
    • Bella Hardy

      One More Day

      Performers: Bella Hardy (fiddle, vocals) Anna Massie (guitar)

      • BBC Recording.
      • 4th April 2013.
  • Arhai

    Beneath the tree

    • Eastern Roads.
    • Balkanworlds Records.
    • BW001.
  • Du-Sems Ensemble

    Hymn in Maqam Ussak

    • The Sun of both worlds - Traditional Turkish Sufi music.
    • ARC Music.
    • EUCD2424.
  • Angus Lyon

    Firm of WR Angus, The (First Part)

    • 3 G.
    • ELTEN97.
    • ELTEN9701.
  • Pete Roe

    Counting Backwards Slowly

    • Our Beloved Bubble.
    • Nowhere Recordings.
    • CD001.
  • Woody Pines

    Close Your Eyes and Dream

    • Rabbits’ Motel.
    • www.woodypines.com.
  • Les Chauffeurs du Pied with Norman Legault (dance caller)

    Barn dance at Chants de Vielles Festival

    • BBC Location Recording.
  • Dizraeli and the Small Gods

    Was a rapper from album: Moving in the Dark

  • Jez Hellard and the Djukela Orchestra

    Saucy Sailor from album: Blood and Honey

  • Kate Lissauer

    Reuben's train from album: Stately Mansion

  • Pharis & Jason Romero

    Long Gone Out West Blues from album: Long Gone Out West Blues

  • The SteelDrivers

    Shallow Grave from album: Hammer Down

  • Bella Hardy

    Whisky you're the Devil (studio session)

  • Bella Hardy

    Three Pieces of my Heart(studio session)

  • Samba Touré

    Be ki don from album: Albala

  • Sunny Blacks Band

    Karateka from album: Vol 3 ?The Skeletal Essences of Voodoo Funk

  • Mukunguni

    Mwanzele from album: Mukunguni

  • Cesária Évora

    Caboverde anos d'Angola from album: Mae Carinhosa

  • Sinéad O’Connor

    Lord Franklin from album: Sean-nos Nua

  • Oirialla

    The Kitten Set from album: Oirialla

  • The Rambling Boys of Pleasure

    Tipping it up to Nancy from album: The Rambling Boys of Pleasure

  • Bella Hardy

    True Hearted Girl(studio session)

  • Bella Hardy

    One More Day(studio session)

  • Arhai

    Beneath the tree from album: Eastern Roads

  • Du-Sems Ensemble

    Hymn in Maqam Ussak from album: The Sun of both worlds ? Traditional Turkish Suf

  • Angus Lyon

    The Firm of WR Angus from album: 3G

  • Pete Roe

    Counting Backwards Slowly from album: Our Beloved Bubble

  • Woody Pines

    Railroad Vine from album: Rabbits' Motel

  • Les Chauffeurs du Pied with Norman Legault (dance caller)

    Barn dance at Chants de Vielles Festival (BBC Recording)

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